Monday, February 14, 2011

IOF Shoots Palestinian Collecting Scrap Northwest of Beit Lahyia


At approximately 9:45am on Monday 14 February 2011, the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) opened fire at a group of Palestinian civilians who were collecting scrap and rubble from the destroyed structures near the border fence between Gaza and Israel. The group was about 200 meters from the border fence near the evacuated settlement Eli Sinai northwest of Beit Lahyia, in the North Gaza district, when IOF fired at them. As a result,Suliman Salim Mohammed Abu Rekab, 20, who is a resident of Gaza city, was injured in the left leg. Medical sources at Kamal Odwan Hospital described his injury as light.